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Mission St. Steps to Registration

Descend the steps behind the bus shelter on the left at S. 18th & Mission. These 102 steps drop down to S. 21st St. To return to the registration area

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Mission St.

Make left. After the first bridge is the Mission St. pumping station circa 1900

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Join Gold Route

To join Gold Route

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Sterling St. Steps Cont’d

Descend an additional 64 steps to Mission St. To the left are views of downtown

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Sterling St. Steps

Turn left. Built in 1951

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* Sterling Connector Trail

The trail was designed and built in collaboration with the Student Conservation Association. Funded by a 2015 Birmingham Foundation grant

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South Side Trail

At bottom of steps

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Marengo St. Steps

Turn right and keep right to descend 25 steps to South Side Park.

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Salisbury St. Cont’d

Turn left and continue to Marengo St. and its steps

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Fernleaf St.

Make right and climb Fernleaf. On the left at Eccles is the former Engine House #22 which was established in 1894. The view from the roof tower covered several surrounding neighborhoods and provided an ideal lookout for smoke and fires. … Continue reading

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